ISTQB Foundation Level (CTFL) exam, ISTQB Advanced Level exams, and ISTQB Expert Level exams: Take them online at home or at a testing center anywhere in the world!

Click to register for the Official ISTQB Exam through AT*SQA – take it at home from anywhere in the world

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You MUST purchase your ISTQB exam through our official ISTQB exam provider AT*SQA to get all 3 benefits when you pass your ISTQB exam:

  1. Appear on the Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers™ used by American employers
  2. Appear on the ISTQB Successful Candidate Register (SCR)
  3. Earn points toward your Testing Tiers™ software tester ranking

ISTQB Registration Options

“I took the ISTQB certifications through ASTQB and AT*SQA because they were the only exam provider that could put you on the American list as well as the International list. It turned out to be an amazing experience … ASTQB and its exam provider, AT*SQA, were fast, efficient and a great partner.”

Register now for the official ISTQB exams using one of the options below.

ISTQB Exam Online at Home or a Testing Center

Register and sit for your ISTQB exam at home online or at a testing center near you – from any country in the world. You’ll appear on both the Official U.S. and ISTQB lists when you pass your ISTQB exam through ASTQB & our ISTQB exam provider AT*SQA!

ISTQB Exam with Training

Take Your ISTQB Exam through an ASTQB Accredited Training Provider Course

  • ASTQB Accredited Training Providers offer courses that will help prepare you for the ISTQB Certification exam.
  • Only ASTQB lets you retake select ISTQB exams for free when you meet the training and exam requirements for ASTQB’s free ISTQB exam retake.
  • See the list of ASTQB Accredited Training Providers. Be careful to request that they provide ASTQB’s version of the ISTQB exam so you get all of the extra benefits such as appearing on the Official U.S. List of Certified Software Testers.™ and the chance for the free exam retake.
  • If you have more 20 or more employees, contact ASTQB for a discount on your exams.

ASTQB Accredited Training Providers

ISTQB Exam Discounts

ISTQB Exam On-Site at Your Company

Take a group exam at your company location

  • If you have multiple examinees for ISTQB, ASTQB, or IQBBA exams, ASTQB may offer an on-site exam option at your organization’s location.
  • To learn more about onsite exam registration you may submit an ISTQB Exam Group Scheduling Request through our official ISTQB exam provider, AT*SQA.
  • This option is also eligible for discounts through ASTQB’s ISTQB Exam Volume Discount when you purchase 20 or more ISTQB exam, ASTQB exam and/or IQBBA exam vouchers at the same time.

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ISTQB Exam Discounts

ISTQB Exam On-Site at Your College or University

Take a group exam through your university instructor

  • ASTQB offers a 50% discount on the exam fee to institutions of higher education that teach the ISTQB software tester certification syllabus and glossary and wish to certify their students as CTFLs. By participating, the instructor agrees to secure an unpaid Proctor and administer the certification exam.
  • For further information, instructors should please contact ASTQB and submit an ISTQB Exam Group Scheduling Request via our official ISTQB exam provider, AT*SQA.

ISTQB Exam Group Scheduling Request

ISTQB Exam Discounts for Groups

Get a discount when your testing group purchases 20 or more at once

  • If you are part of a testing group that meets locally or virtually, and you have multiple examinees for ISTQB, ASTQB, or IQBBA exams, please contact ASTQB. We offer ISTQB exam discounts in support of testing groups.

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ISTQB Exam Discounts

ISTQB Certification Exams FAQ

If you have additional questions, use the FAQ chat in the bottom corner of this page or see the ISTQB Certification Exams frequently asked questions (FAQ).


Can I take the ASTQB’s ISTQB exam from anywhere in the world and appear on ASTQB’s Official U.S. List of Certified Testers™?

Yes! U.S. companies have employees and contractors throughout the world, so ASTQB offers the ISTQB exam online at home and in testing centers globally. Important: You must register for your exam through ASTQB and our ISTQB exam provider AT*SQA, or you will not appear on the Official U.S. List of Certified Testers™. Below just a few of the countries that have testers who may work for U.S. employers and are ISTQB certified by ASTQB and AT*SQA:

  • Mexico
  • India
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Vietnam
  • Pakistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Ukraine
  • Singapore
  • Netherlands
  • Republic of Korea
  • Kenya
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • UK
  • Ireland
  • Sweden
  • Hong Kong
  • Germany
  • Egypt
  • Columbia
  • China

ISTQB Exam Costs / Fees

The ISTQB certification exam costs below include your listing on the Official U.S. List of Certified Testers™ and the ISTQB Successful Candidate Register when you pass the exam, plus extra ASTQB-only and AT*SQA career benefits.

    • ISTQB Foundation Level exam fee: US $229
    • ISTQB Agile Testing exam, ISTQB Mobile Application Testing, ASTQB Mobile Testing exam, ISTQB Usability Testing exam, ISTQB Performance Testing exam, ISTQB Automotive Testing exam, ISTQB Model-Based Testing exam, IQBBA Business Analyst exam fee: US $199 each
    • ISTQB Advanced Level exam fees (Test Manager, Test Analyst, Technical Test Analyst, Test Automation Engineer, Security Testing, Agile Technical Testing): US $249 each (only ASTQB lets you retake your ISTQB exam for free when you meet the criteria!)
    • ISTQB Expert Level exam fee: US $575
    • If you are a company who wishes to purchase exams for your employees, the Foundation and Advanced exams are discountable through ASTQB’s Volume Purchase Program.
    • GI Bill reimbursement:  ASTQB’s Foundation and Advanced Level ISTQB exams have been approved for student reimbursement for veterans. This includes ASTQB’s Foundation (CTFL), Agile Testing, Performance Testing, Usability Testing, Model-Based Testing, plus Advanced Test Analyst, Advanced Technical Test Analyst, Advanced Test Manager, Advanced Security Tester, and Advanced Test Automation Engineer – plus ASTQB Mobile. See the GI Bill page for details. Note that you must have utilized ASTQB for these ISTQB certifications for them to be eligible.

  • High resolution PDF certificates can be downloaded from your AT*SQA account upon passing the exam. The downloadable certificate PDF prints at high resolution so you can easily print a great looking certificate yourself.

About AT*SQA

AT*SQA is the official ISTQB exam provider for ASTQB. The Association for Testing and Software Quality Assurance Global Certification Body, AT*SQA is a non-profit organization that supports charitable, educational, and scientific purposes in the fields of software testing and software quality assurance.

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